|Gabe Kennedy - 4
JUNIOR SEASON (2002-03): Played in all 34 contests, starting 22 times ... started 17 of last 18 games during season ... named to Sierra Providence SunClassic All-Tournament team ... had 15 double-figure scoring games ... scored 20 or more points on three occasions which was second-best on team ... led team in blocked shots (29), double-doubles (3) and double-digit rebounding games (3) ... led team in rebounds in 10 games and scoring on five occasions ... finished second on team in field goal percentage with .525 (135-of-257) and in rebounds, averaging 4.8 per game ... also was third on team with 10.1 ppg ... of his three double-doubles during season, two came in postseason play ... first career double-double came against Alabama A&M when he had 16 points - all in 2nd half - and grabbed 11 rebounds ... recorded a double-double in C-USA tournament semifinal with 16 points and 12 boards in win over Saint Louis (3/14) ... third double-double came in second round of NIT at Siena (3/25) when he had 14 points and 12 boards ... scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds in overtime win vs. TCU (1/29) ... collected 20 points and five rebounds in double overtime loss to Southern Miss (2/4) ... had great NIT opening round game, scoring 19 points and grabbing five boards in 26 minutes against UL Lafayette ... had 21 points and a team-best six rebounds in losing effort against Tulane (1/25) ... had a career-best four blocks and scored 16 points in win over DePaul ... came off the bench to score 17 points and six rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Nicholls State ... tallied 15 points off the bench in 13 minutes against Columbia ... went 7-of-12 from the floor and scored 14 points at UNLV.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played at Bevill State Comm-unity College located in Jasper, Ala ... averaged 19.5 points and 10.5 rebounds during two-year career ... was tabbed as a preseason All-American heading into the `02 season ... coached by Ott Knight.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Wilcox Central HS ... named the state 5A Most Valu-able Player ... also named to the state all-tournament team ... averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds in 2000 ... led team to state 5A championship in 2000 ... averaged 21 points and 12 rebounds as a senior ... coached by Joseph Petteway.
PERSONAL: Full name is Gabriel Maynard Kennedy ... born on November 28, 1981, in Thomasville, Ala ... married on May 10, 2003, to the former Markesha Brown ... has daughter, Tiana, 18 months ... intended major is psychology with a minor in health ... parents are Caroline and Marvin Weatherly.